AMARYLLIS LUTEA. AMARYLLIS JAUNE.

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Pancrace Bessa


Amaryllis lutea. Amaryllis jaune.

Engraving, hand-colored, 1828 - 35.
Image size 7 1/16 x 4 1/2" (180 x 113 mm).
Good condition.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 56828
Price: $145.00
Publisher : Published Brussels.
Hand-colored engraving by Pancrace Bessa, Redoute's most distinguished colleague and pupil. From "Herbier de l'Amateur de Fleurs," Brussels, 1828-35, and "Flore des Jardiners", Paris, 1836. Bessa's work is distinguished by its exquisite detail and strong yet subtle coloring, especially apparent in such smaller prints as these. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History , Botanicals

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